Education

Pierson Students Launch Online Newspaper

The Hypothetical is Pierson’s recently launched online publication, an effort born late in 2018 out of teacher Gary Schulman’s journalism class and now extending into an extracurricular club involving Pierson students from all walks of life.

Sag Harbor School Board Lays Out Plan to Fill Vacant Seat

In its effort to fill a vacant seat as soon as possible, the Sag Harbor School Board is seeking applications from community members interested in serving a 17-week term on the board.

School Board Will Hold Public Discussion to Rename Stella Maris

As a follow-up to a community survey that solicited opinions on the potential renaming of Stella Maris, the Sag Harbor School Board on Monday decided to plan a public discussion of the matter before it finalizes a name.

Sag Harbor Village Board to Vote Tuesday on Impound Lot Funding

With the Sag Harbor Village Board of Trustees set to vote Tuesday night on funding for its proposed police impound yard off of the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, another community voice has joined its chorus of opponents.

Bridgehampton School Hires New Administrators

The Bridgehampton School District has hired two new senior administrators, whom school superintendent Robert Hauser said will support a growing enrollment with evolving needs.

Sag Harbor School Board Seeking Member to Fill Vacancy

The Sag Harbor School Board has issued an open call for candidates interested in being appointed to a vacant board seat for a term lasting just under four months.

Sag Harbor Art Teacher Creates Community Around Knitting

Sag Harbor Elementary students in teacher Gary Osborne’s art classes have been learning and practicing the classic, hands-on folk art of knitting.

Stella Maris Plans Get Green Light from State

Up next, according to Sag Harbor superintendent Katy Graves, is the bidding process for construction contracts after the architectural plans were approved by the state.

School Audit Letter, Corrective Action Plan Released

The Sag Harbor School District on Tuesday released an edited version of a letter from an auditing firm filled with suggestions for how the district can improve its operations.

Kerr Resigns from Sag Harbor School Board

January Kerr, a second-year Sag Harbor School Board member who had been chosen by her colleagues as school board president this year, resigned from the school board on Thursday.

Auditor to Sag Harbor Schools: Tighten Controls, Segregate Duties

An auditing firm charged with reviewing the Sag Harbor School District’s operations has recommended a series of improvements.

School District Repairs Water Main Break

Sag Harbor School District administrators found themselves responding to a water main break at Sag Harbor Elementary School at approximately 4 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Honor Roll: Pierson Student Creates ‘Digital Citizenship’ Workshops

Update — The Digital Citizenship workshop scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed to January. A new date will be announced soon.

Park Board to Kids: Playground’s Almost Done

During a time of year when good things are often in store for patient children, members of the Parks and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor dropped by Sag Harbor Elementary School to offer just that: news that the Mashashimuet Park playground is nearing completion.

Sag Harbor Lions Supercharge Scholarship Fund Goal

Starting with pledges of $25,000 each over five years from two anonymous Lions, and a subsequent pledge of support from Lion Ted Conklin of The American Hotel, the Sag Harbor Lions Club is launching a fundraising drive with the goal of giving $40,000 a year toward college tuition to three deserving Pierson seniors.

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Pierson High School Robotics Team Builds, and Rebuilds

With history teacher Susan Duff at the helm this year — the school’s first female head robotics advisor in the team’s nearly 25-year history — Pierson is looking to make a name for itself.

Bridgehampton Robotics Team Has High Hopes for Advanced Robot

A tight-knit team of Bridgehampton School whiz kids have built what they call the most advanced robot their team has ever created.

Local Towns, Villages Join Forces with Suffolk County to Fight Ticks

Through a program called SuffolkSHARE Public Health Partnership, municipalities will pool information and resources to combat ticks and the infections some of them carry.